08 December 2014

VOR Sail Boat On Reef A Loss; EXSS Sydney Video Preview

Volvo Ocean Race Team Vestas Wind Sail Boat On Reef Can Not Be Repaired--"simple human error…we didn’t look at the chart and we didn’t zoom in enough."
We'll be back | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015: "“It is Vestas’ clear ambition to get Team Vestas Wind out sailing again,” said the sailing team’s CEO Morten Albæk, at a press call in Abu Dhabi. “We’ll do everything within our means to make that happen. “That said, the assessment from all parties is that the boat can’t be repaired, and therefore one of the options we’re looking into is building a new boat,” added Albæk, who is also title sponsors Vestas’ Chief Marketing Officer."
To listen to the entire audio of the press conference call, please go here.


Extreme Sailing Series - Preview of the Final Act in Sydney, 11-14 December 2014, with SAP Sailing Analytics: David ‘Freddie’ Carr uses SAP Sailing Analytics to provide detailed insights into the on-water action so far. Discussing key parameters including: speed, manoeuvres, g-force, and angle to wind - helping the fans to get closer to the sport. 

Dolphin School | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 -
Team SCA gets a visit from a local Dolphin School in the Indian Ocean, training on their jumping techniques and having some fun gliding along in front of the boat. Dec 8, 2014

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, Leg 2, Cape Town to Abu Dhabi updates: 
JohnTheCrowd.com: VOR
Volvo Ocean Race official website
Volvo Ocean Race dashboard


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